We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Canto da Doca

Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
+351 292 292 444
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (19 reviews)
“fries” (25 reviews)
“seafood” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (461)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the special mix (21€), which contains many different fish/seafood as well as meat items. With that, you get salad (self-seasoned) and fries, the latter rather average. We were served with a second hot stone quite quickly and ordered a third for the meat,...More

Thank dkbe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was great! Food was excellent. Service was great. We were served by a nice dude from Indonesia. They were recommended to us by Lukas from Hotel Horta. Great Suggestion. I'd go back! What could be more fun than cooking your own food on...More

Thank richard t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sea food you can cook in the hot stone!!!! very good the disk offered with butter and different mayonese and good the dessert. The service is good

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This is a fun restaurant to go to. Your food is delivered raw and you cook it on heated volcanic stones they bring to your table. Staff is friendly and the pace is your own so sit back and enjoy a unique expirence.

Thank machairflower55
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Cooking your own food on a hot lava rock is not something I normally would think about doing. It was a really fun night and the food was delicious. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank ClevelandDreamer
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Not many restaurants were opened in winter months and Canto da Docs was amongst best rated available. Food and concept are simple: you get raw fishes and meats and you cook yourself at your table on a hot stone. As there is no preparation in...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Wow, this was so much fun. Cook your own food - on lava stones! We sat down by the table, picked the meat and fish we wanted and started cooking! Everyone can be a great chef here:) The triggerfish was amazing! And since we were...More

Thank Tina A
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Well actuality it is basically a do it yourself. A restaurant where you cook your own meat/fish/seafood on a hot stone. This was a fun and excellent experience food is great fresh and big enough portions. I loved the experience of the hot what i...More

2  Thank springbank
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We tried to eat her the day before but it was already fully booked, so we made reservations for the next day. The concept with the hot lava stones is very nice. It would probably be better to use an additional set of cutlery for...More

Thank Mitchel M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Had dinner here twice and both were enjoyable. Both times we had fish, which we cooked ourselves on a very hot stone they brought to the table. They serve this with fries and salad. A simple but tasty meal.

Thank Jill7394u48
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Faial Island
Hotel do Canal
447 reviews
.07 km away
Azoris Faial Garden Resort Hotel
285 reviews
.34 km away
Apartamentos Principe Apart Center
3 reviews
.42 km away
Pousada Forte da Horta
217 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Casa Teahouse & Bar
232 reviews
1.19 km away
Pizzaria California
170 reviews
1.57 km away
Restaurante Genuino
594 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Praia do Porto Pim
99 reviews
.36 km away
Peter Cafe & Scrimshaw Museum
396 reviews
.21 km away
Horta, Faial, Portugal
45 reviews
.21 km away
Porto Pim Aquarium
47 reviews
.59 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Canto da Doca staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Faial Island  >  Horta
  • Phone Number: +351 292 292 444
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Stay in the know!
Get the latest updates on restaurants and more in Thornhill.
Join TripAdvisor